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How to Cook a Bone-in-Ham Steak

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How to Cook a Bone-in-Ham Steak
Ham steak is a thick cut of ham, with or without part of the bone. Photo Credit Serjio74/iStock/Getty Images

A bone-in ham steak is a thick cut of ham, resembling a piece of steak from a cow. It is an easier and faster way to enjoy the taste of ham, without having to slow-cook a whole ham. A ham steak can be cooked numerous ways for different flavor dimensions. It is high in sodium since it is cured, like a whole ham, but goes well with fruit, mustard, honey, brown sugar, mashed potatoes or vegetables.


Step 1

Preheat the grill to medium.

Step 2

Grill the ham steak for five minutes.

Step 3

Brush the top of the ham steak with your favorite glaze and turn over on the grill so the glazed side is down.

Step 4

Grill for five minutes and brush the top of the ham steak with the glaze.

Step 5

Turn the steak over and cook for another five to seven minutes.

Pan Sear

Step 1

Preheat a large skillet over medium heat with 1 tbsp. vegetable oil.

Step 2

Season the ham steak, if desired, with your choice of herbs and spices.

Step 3

Cook the ham steak for six to seven minutes.

Step 4

Turn the steak over and cook for another six to seven minutes.


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

Coat the ham steak with herbs and spices or a glaze.

Step 3

Place the steak into a baking dish, uncovered.

Step 4

Cook the ham steak for about one hour.

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